Number of fixed lines reached 0.266 mil in 2018 in Latvia, according to World Bank. This is 17.0 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, number of fixed lines in Latvia reached an all time high of 0.742 mil in 1998 and an all time low of 0.228 mil in 2019. When compared to Latvia's main peers, number of fixed lines in Belarus amounted to 4.49 mil, 0.346 mil in Estonia, 0.427 mil in Lithuania and 32.0 mil in Russia in 2018.
Latvia has been ranked 119th within the group of 175 countries we follow in terms of number of fixed lines, 25 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
Telephone lines are fixed telephone lines that connect a subscriber's terminal equipment to the public switched telephone network and that have a port on a telephone exchange.